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-bye, earl. the once powerful hurricane leaves the u.s. now businesses are hoping to recover from the slow start to the holiday weekend. >>> good evening and thanks to are joining us, everyone. i'm adam may. earl's journey up the atlantic coast came to an end. one man drowned while trying to secure his boat in the rough waters as the storm pounded the shoreline there with strong waves and heavy rains. earl also passed through new england on friday night. it was a weakened tropical storm at that point. now the storm's brush with the northeast was less severe than expected but it was enough to make some labor day tourists cancel their plans. it is causing dangerous rip currents at some maryland beaches. one day after earl battered the beach at ocean city -- >> it is a beautiful day. we had no problems with earl or nothing. >> reporter: the remaining rip currents are too much for some. this 5-year-old is one of many who had to be rescued. >> boogie boarding and he got a little away from me. he was having trouble getting back into the shore. they came out and got him fairly quickly. >> go, go
us down. >> reporter: neighbors troubled by jones' plans are mobilizing at events like this enter faith service. >> this is the best example of what our community is about. here in the first two rows you had a lot more than 50 people. >> reporter: as u.s. embassies brace for fall out residents here are planning for gathering like this one and a protest of their own. gainesville florida. >>> now, without that burn permit jones may face a fine, but lawyers have told him he has the right to burn qurans with or without the city's permission. >>> the oil giant is also pointing fingers elsewhere. the oil rig exploded in april. in an internal report bp admits to human and mechanical errors. bp also blames the rig owner halliburton. the rig owner says the report is self serving. halliburton says it contains inaccuracies. >>> history is made at bwi marshall and some of you may have helped as it reports the highest number of passengers ever, kei. >>> officials say this is good news for the airport but they also believe it's good news for maryland's economy. from sun up to sundown, jets carr
down. >> the only thing that can cause us to change our mind is if we felt really a deep conviction, we felt like god really wanted us not to do it. >> reporter: and because of all the threats he has received, jones says he now carries a pistol on his hip for protection. but again, as of right now he has no plans to cancel his plans. weijia jiang, wjz eyewitness news. >> jones is pastor at the dove world outreach center. a small evangelical church. >>> the white house announces a bold new plan to jump start the fragile economy aimed directly at business. president obama is proposing a packageover tax cuts that would amount to $200 billion affecting 1.5 billion businesses. companies can write off investments and equipment through next year. other proposals include a $50 billion project to rebuild roads, railways and airports. the president will announce the plan in a speech tomorrow in cleveland. >>> let's get down to work, that's the message and former governor robert uerlich's plan. >> i'm not the kind of guy that likes to hang in the sidelines. today, maryland is in trouble. we're w
about tonight. >>> it was arguably the most contention us race of the election and tonight it is too close to call. greg burn steen is barely ahead with 49% of the vote. incumbent has 47%. it could all come down to the absentee ballots. >> issued a statement saying he's pleased with the way the numbers are trending right now. he's ahead by 5 # 5 votes. the board closed after counting more than 2600 votes that they failed to tally election night. both candidates avoided the media waiting until the final ruts. >> she's still huddling with her advisor and again to look at the totals very carefully as mrs. jess me does in all of her work considers everything very methodically before count. >> reporter: they will start counting them at 10:00 in the morning. >>> how long could that process take? >> well, you know, most of the time it's taken in opening them. it could be maybe 3 or 4 hours. >> reporter: one of the most vocal supporters believe his man will have the edge and is already talking about the changes burn steen will make in the office. >> it's going to be more professionally run.
candidates are now using the media to get their message across. >> it's very encouraging. we've been making a lot of tough decisions over the last four years to move our state forward. >> reporter: ehrlich says voters are not paying attention to attack ads. >> there's a lot of difference between fees and taxes. >> if it comes out of my pocket it's a tax. >> reporter: maybe we now know why we have such a budget issue -- in annapolis since the governor doesn't understand the difference between the two. >> reporter: but now the governor is the person being attacked. >> martin o' malley, highs taxes, fewer jobs. >> reporter: but o' malley says under him the state is moving in the right direction. >> we can't move back. >> politics is a contact sport. these guys are going to be going after each other tooth and nail over the next months. because it's a robo poll, because it doesn't do the type of screening to ensure representativeness, that it will often if not always favor the republican. now if that's the case with this particular poll, it's even better news for o' malley. >> reporter: o' malle
are dealing with a string of similar crimes. >>> good evening everyone thanks for joining us, i'm adam may. that robbery triggered another robbery alert on campus. more than a dozen have been issued by police this year that involve students and robberies. a college park student tackled by four people and robbed of his wallet early sunday morning. he suffered injuries to his face alarming several students that travel on campus. the robbery is more than a dozen involving students this year, at least seven students targeted in just the last week. >> one crime is too many. >> reporter: the new university police chief told wjz he wants increased reporting of off campus crimes hoping that awareness leads to safety. >> there's areas that are highly visited or they are places of gathering for students here. yes i'm going to report what's happening there in the way of crime alerts and the way of advisories to keep our students safe. >> reporter: that means sharing more information so it's eventually passed on to students. >> the students do their best, and police do their best but it's still going
. behind it really chilly air further north. for us ahead of it it will warm up a few degrees for tomorrow. it will bring clouds and change the weather pattern a little bit. more in the weather forecast. >>> thousands of protestors marched in the streets of london speaking out against pope benedict xvi. after the pontiff challenged the catholic church of sexual abuse. we have the details. >> reporter: pope benedict xvi expressed shame and humiliation during a private meeting of five survivors of sexually abused clergy. >> i express my deep sorrow to the innocent victims during this difficult time. >> reporter: the pontiff apologized and insured the victims the catholic church is working to protect young people and fully investigate allegations of abuse, but thousands of protestors want more. >> he makes many apologizes, but he always apologizes for other people and their failings. never for his own. >> reporter: pope benedict xvi met with american survivors during his visit here in 2008. during 1950 the catholic church paid out $2 million in abuse costs in the u.s., most in the last six
hit and he only gets nine months. >> reporter: the family tells us that they were hoping for a sentence that would deter other drink drives, but they think serving less than a year in jail is much of a deterrent. >> no matter what was going on, had a little smile on his face. and if you asked him how he was feeling he would say better. >> reporter: this week 27-year- old lorson pled guilty to possessing heroin and driving while intoxicated that night. he will serve six months in prison. for killing the 16-year-old boy, lorson will have probation for three years. he'll have to go to drug counseling, put an interlock on his car and go to drug counseling. >> it's crazy that you would do more time for possession of heroin than killing somebody. i don't understand it. >> reporter: the family is struggling with the skwrurbl system allowing the driver to plead guilty to the lesser charges and not to fatally injuring the teen. >> the stronger the state's case is the less than want to give up. the weaker the state's case is, the more willing they'll give up something in order to g
remotely. >> he shut down a computer that was used during a power point presentation. when the power got restarted, that presentation then included pornographic images. >> reporter: investigators showed up to take him away and indicted him in april. the computer case was investigated for nine months by the forensic science team. >> once it was learned that somebody was hacking into the system. the investigation insued and he was identified as a suspect pretty early on. because of his employment ending. >> reporter: powell is also accused of breaking into the e- mail of his former boss to forward confidential information and send out fake e- mails to mass distribution lists. his boss is the same person that was conducting the power point presentation when the pornography popped on to the screen. >> his federal case for gun charges is still pending. >>> tonight mike hellgren reports, executives say it's nothing but dirty politics. >> reporter: john leopold office calls the sexual harassment case against him a publicity stunt to drag his name through drug. among them while on the job, he wo
: and as a private citizen jessamy plans to work on an anti violence bill. >> don't let us be fighting for vote, let us fight together for the future of this city. >> reporter: no argument there. >> the tough part, making baltimore safe starts now. >> reporter: as the democratic party nominee for city state's attorney, greg bernstein still has a general election but there's no appreciable opposition. reporting from east baltimore, i'm pat warren, now back to you on television hill. >> we invite you to stay with us for the latest on campaign 2010. >>> new tonight, the university of virginia is remembering a student from baltimore county who was killed last spring. tonight, black drapes are hanging along the columns of the school's rotunda. the gesture is in honor of yardley love. the ribbons are to symbolize hope for what happened last month. >>> a bold man to make the howard street train tunnel safe is unveiled today. this after a massive explosion inside the tunnel nine years ago sparked years of blame between the city and tsx. new tonightgigi barnett explains what's going on. >> it is a long list
security. incidents of violence o the rise in u.s. hospitals, especially in emergency rooms. >> those kind of very emotional traumatic injuries are often bring out. sometimes the very worse this people as they are trying to cope. whether a very difficult set of circumstances. >> reporter: meanwhile his patients wish him a speedy recovery. >> i just wish him a very quick recovery. because he certainly helped me get on my feet. >> reporter: derek valcourt. >> the baltimore police department is still reviewing how they handled the crisis and a formal debriefing is pending. >>> a developing story right now out of south baltimore where police are investigating a triple shooting. police say three men were shot, two in the stomach one in the pelvis. all are expected to survive, detectives are searching for the shooter or shooters. >>> according to state police, around 1:00 a.m. saturday, troopers pulled over andrew muller. muller showed signs of being under the influence and was arrested for dui. his lawyer says the judge determined in a previous case, muller was not driving. the only comment fro
that honors the families of fallen men and women who died on 9/11. >> you can track the group's progress using gps. go to wjz.com for the latest. >>> the ravens regular season is under way. some of the purple birds biggest fans turn out at bells point before 6:00 a.m. on the holiday to prove it and with a strong preseason, some fans are talking super bowl already. don't forget you can see the ravens kick off this season next month against the new york jets. catch all the action right here, beginning with the pregame show at 6:30. we will gladly move out of the way for that to happen at 6:30. >> one week from tonight. plane down over vegas, coming up next, how a small plane wound up in a residential street just streets down from the vegas strip. >>> like everybody else, maryland state fair officials have been sweating it out. i'm pat warren, coming up on eyewitness news. they're hoping that cooler temperatures and beiber fever will help balance things out. >>> i'm bob turk, i'll have your complete warning forecast coming up next. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] mcdonald's new chicken flatbread
of us couldn't take the trip to go see the ravens live, but here the energy was incredible. as the fans stayed inside, there were seats outside with giant tv screens set up, everyone having such a blast here tonight. but i have to say at points it was a little too close for comfort but thank goodness the ravens came out with a win. take a look. it's the regular kick off, the fans packed the field house in canton. >> i'm so exciteduate for excited i couldn't o wait for tonight. >> reporter: with the first touchdown of the game, a fever pitch. >> i'm really excited about ray rice's. >> i'm really excited to be a good season. i'm looking forward to it, i bought my jersey today. >> the offense is stronger than it was before and we're going to see how it plays out, but on paper we're a lot better this year. >> reporter: many hope for a trip to the super bowl. >> i'm so excited. my friends have had season tickets all year so i'm excited. >> reporter: photographer eric and i couldn't get over the look on everyone's faces, just the intensity in the room was unbelievable. everyone celebrated wit
flow situation. pnc. for the achiever in us all. . >>> wjzhd, baltimore. from the city to the counties to your neighborhood, now it's complete coverage, it's wjz, maryland's news station. >>> fatal hit and run, tonight a motorcyclist is dead, a driver of a mercedes wanted. >>> thanks for joining us everyone. two parts to this, police don't know the identity of the driver and they don't know where he left the scene since he may not be at fault. >> we do have a general description of the car. as for the accident, speed on the motorcyclist's part may play a major role. 25-year-old gerard grant crashed his motorcycle saturday evening. police traffic investigators made their marks. what they don't have is the car that was involved. >> it was shiny black and sleek. the man did have his turn signal on. these bikes were doing outrageous speeds. by the time they came by me it was a blur. >> two motorcycles were racing down you had man avenue when the car moved in front of them. >> the second motorcycle hit the back of the black car that had his turn signal on. >> layman rushed to help grant who
for the public's safety. >> reporter: the u.s. government is also helping coordinate the response with fema. mike hellgren, wjz eyewitness news. >>> and first warning weather coverage continues with bob turk with an upcoming view of the track, bob. >> this just in, take a look the only thing i'm noticed is a very slight shift to the east not the west. but it's a strong hurricane expected, it'll probably be category two right off our coast sometime friday afternoon. right now moving northwest at 15. a closer look at the storm by friday evening we expect it to be some where east of the ridge, probably east of new jersey. but you see that cone has just moved just enough off the maryland coast. now these are all the models together, for the most of it 99% still have the storm off the ocean. continuing to move quickly away from the region, once the system off to the west will influence it. there are two other factors that impact the direction this storm is going to take and just how bad it could be. i'll explain, coming up in my full forecast. >> thank you, bob. stay with wjz for the latest on hurrica
to try and determine if someone is in beneath that debris. >> reporter: firefighters use a high-tech thermal imaging camera that detects heat and would zero in on someone buried beneath rubble. after an exhaust iive process it appears there was no one beneath the rubble. >> when i saw it yesterday it was perfectly okay. >> reporter: so once again, no one injured. the city housing department is investigating the cause of the collapse, which is unknown at this time. back to you. >> reporter: thank you, chi. >>> people living in an unopened home next -- unoccupied house next to. >>> recovering from a horrible crash on route 50. was over the westbound 50 near king's st. clair road where two box cars collided. two men were rushed to the hospital with life threatening injuries. the man suffered serious injuries. the roads were slick prior to the crash. >>> should you be able to video tape a police officer during a traffic stop? it was a question brought to the maryland courts this year by a motorcyclist wearing a helmet cam. kelly mcpherson has reaction from the motorcyclist. >> repor
found dead inside a townhouse. >>> good evening, everyone and thanks for joining us. just hours ago police heard gunshots then police found two people dead in a normally quiet neighborhood. the latest from the police tonight, susan. >> reporter: it appears that children were the first to learn of the killings and they alerted an adult to call 911. >> police crowd the cul-de-sac of town homes just a few blocks off main street. two bodies are discovered inside this unit. police say it's clear they suffered from traumatic injuries. >> the neighbor reported that a child had come to her home and said it looked like there were people who looked like they were injured inside the home. >> reporter: neighbors say the shots rang out about 6:00 p.m. in the home where a couple lives with 3 children. >> my son came home saying to my husband that the kids heard two gunshots and some kids coming out from the house crying saying that the mommy and the daddy are killed. >> reporter: police are not confirming the identity of the bodies but. >> we are not seeing any signs of forced entry but we're not
they'll use it, or take the pills and sell them on the street. >> reporter: while police say the main purpose is to get as many prescription drugs off the street. they say another reason is to keep the drugs out of the hands of young people. >> in a recent survey a lot of teenagers say they get the drugs at home in mom and dad's medicine cabinet. >> reporter: now all these drugs are headed to an incinerator. >> the dea plans to host another takeback soon. >>> lindsay lohan gets another break after a failed drug test. tonight the actress is out of jail after posting $300,000 bail. lohan was released through a back door late friday night, even though a judge ordered her to spend a month behind bars. his ruling was overturned after lindsay lohan's attorney filed an appeal. >>> a celebration of life today along baltimore county's roads. it was the first ever larry's ride in remembrance of the bicyclist who was struck and killed by a car on butler road in april. the ride was followed by a cookout. >>> gorgeous day to do anything outside. >> it really was. there was a lot going on. i had th
. >> reporter: it's really getting juiced up. just south of the city, the rains are moving in and south to us into virginias and carolinas. it is heading due north and will be heavy at times and during the day tomorrow we do have flash flood watches in effect and coastal -- the entire region all day tomorrow into the evening hours, too. also a high wind watch for the eastern shore and the beach areas as well. bernadette woods joins me now from the out back with a close look at the storm and what we can expect rain wise. >> reporter: declassified from an extra tropical storm, however, it is still spinning out there and throwing a lot of moisture our way. and the overall pattern is already directing moisture our way. the thing is along this path you can see with the arrows what's going up and down the highway to draw all the moisture northward. so over this region you see it's heaviest up to 6 seasons. it's something we are concerned about. we will keep you updated. right now back inside. >>> first warning coverage continues now. kei jackson explains what's being done around the region to prepa
with kai jackson who's live in terry hill. >> reporter: we're in south baltimore, jesepie she is used to fight. she has several of them and she walked in here tonight feeling pretty confident about the results in this election. jesepie was all smiled, showing no concern. jesemie in a battle to keep her job. jesemie has been stating attorney since 1985. cease admittedly tough and says she will not give up without a fight -- she is admittedly tough. >> we are confident that the voters elected the best person. so, we'll await the return. >> reporter: jesemie is here at the baltimore rowing club. talking with supporters, it's interesting to note here denise, pat jesemie raised $100,000 in media. that's how much she spent. we'll see how if that plays out at all. >> thank you very much, kai. our complete coverage continues now with derek valcourt. >> reporter: it has been a slow night here. they are waiting for the results to come in. and of course bernstein is not here yesterday. he has spent his entire campaign. he's earned a lot of police support and plenty of endorsements. he's campaign
of us, it was sunny all day long. clouds 7000 feet. we had some breaks but it just came down from the great lakes and just would not leave. to our south, what was left of herm ian, it's beginning to move out. 60% chance of getting some showers here late saturday night and on sunday. as it moves across the region, some warmer air moving to the cooler drier surface. into sunday morning, most of it will be gone. by monday a new dry air mass moves in. partly cloudy, cool overnight, 52 tomorrow, pretty nice day. sunshine, maybe some showers well after midnight and a chance of showers perhaps in a few spots south of the region. could be a little bit of thunder. 75, 62. 82, 80 and 76 cooling down again for the middle of next week. >>> coming up in sports, stan has the orioles winning highlights. >> reporter: and more. >> chargigi,,,,,,,, you could switch for great gas mileage or seats that flip and fold with one hand. you could switch for up to 600 highway miles on a single tank of gas. or the hundred-thousand mile powertrain warranty. over a thousand people a day are switching to chevy.
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for programming for human sterilization. and programs to correct and dismantle the u.s. economy. >> he doesn't seem like a violent type person. you know he just kept saying the money didn't matter. >> reporter: it took a bomb squad more than 12 hours to disarm the explosive devices lee strapped to himself. they found and safely detonated another four explosive devices at lee's home. derek valcourt. >> lee's body was taken to the medical examiner's body here in baltimore. the results are not yet available. >> a pilot removed from a flight in dallas texas has passed a sobriety test. no trace of alcohol was found in his system. the flight was delayed for more than four hours as the airline brought in a new pilot, the airline says the incident is a personnel matter, they are continuing an investigation. >>> in tonight's health watch. could your kitchen and home pass a restaurant inspection. one in four homes would get an a or b if put through a restaurant inspection. 14% would fail, not even getting a c. >>> a maryland voter has a whopper of a fish tale to tell. willie dean put out a net near po
running telling us there was a gunman in the building. so we got in the nearest office, we got down on the floor and prayed. >> after a man armed with a gun and explosives burst into the headquarters of the discovery channel. >> wearing what appeared to be canisters on his front and back. he also pulled a handgun out and was waving a handgun. >> reporter: he entered the building in the early afternoon taking the security guard hostage. most of the 1900 employees evacuated safely. children were also evacuated if the day care center. a normally bustling center was shut down. >> there are people going to and fro and it looks normal. >> reporter: right now what does it look like? >> it looks like a ghost town. >> reporter: police say james lee was angry with discovery channel's programming. he demands the network deal with globe al warming and the economy. in 2008 lee was arrested outside the discovery channel headquarters for protesting. on wednesday after 4 hours trying to negotiate the stand off ended when he pointed the gun at one of his hostages. >> all of our employees are account
maryland family will soon be burying a son killed in a helicopter crash. he was one of 9 u.s. military personnel who died when their chopper went down. he was a former navy lacrosse player and a member of the navy seals. >>> trying to find out what went wrong with the nation's food system leading to a recall of more than a billion eggs. today victims heard from victims. >> it was the first public apology from the owner of an iowa farm whose eggs sent hundreds of people to the hospital. >> we apologize to everyone with may have been sickened by eating our eggs. i have prayed several times aday for all of these people. >> reporter: but this wasn't the first offense. he has paid thousands of dollars in fines over safety violations. >> you are a habitual violate or of basic safety standards. >> reporter: lawmakers displayed photos of filthy conditions. >> this isn't something that just happened overnight. that manure pile is 7 to 8 feet tall. >> reporter: and the company apparently knew it had a problem. found right county eggs positive for salmonella hundreds of times. the fda is urging c
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